**What are 4 goals in hockey called?** Scoring four goals in a hockey game is much less common than a hat trick. If a player scores four goals in a single game, it is sometimes referred to as a “**Texas hat trick**.” This term is less commonly used than a hat trick, and its origins are uncertain.

**Why is 3 wins called a hat trick?** A player gets a hat-trick when they score three goals in one game, but the use of the term actually didn’t start on the football pitch. **The phrase came from cricket, and was used when a bowler took three wickets from three consecutive balls**. The club would give the bowler a hat to celebrate this achievement.

**How rare is a hat trick in hockey?** A hat trick is one of the NHL’s rarest achievements with only 97 during the 2018-19 season, or roughly **one in 7.6 percent of games**. That’s rarer than a shutout, with 154 in 2018-19, or one in 12.1 percent of games, or a shorthanded goal, of which there were 233 last season, or one in 18.3 percent of games.

**What comes after a hat trick in hockey?** Some arenas give the hats that were tossed to the player who scored the three goals. Sometimes the player will choose one of the hats to keep as a memento of their accomplishment. Other times the team collects the hats, chooses the ones that aren’t too damaged and get them cleaned to go to charity.

## What are 4 goals in hockey called? – Additional Questions

### What is 6 goals in hockey called?

**Double (and Quadruple) Hat Tricks**

A few players in NHL history have scored double hat tricks; that is, 6 or more goals in a game. Topping the list is Joe Malone who turned this trick twice. The first was a 7-goal game for the Quebec Bulldogs on January 31, 1920. Then he scored 6 goals on March 10 of the same season.

### What are 5 goals in hockey called?

This is a list of players who have scored **five or more goals** in a National Hockey League (NHL) game. Scoring five or more goals in a single game is considered a great feat, as it has only been accomplished 63 times, by 47 players, in the history of the league.

### What is it called when you score 3 goals in hockey?

**A hat trick** as hockey fans know it comes when a player scores three goals in a game, usually earning him a cascade of hats thrown onto the ice by fans (especially if the player is on the home team). A natural hat trick is when a player scores three consecutive goals in a game.

### What is a super hat trick?

The name for **one player scoring four goals in one soccer game** is called a super hat-trick.

### What does the arena do with the hats after a hat trick?

Hats collected at Scottrade Center are first offered to the player who scored the hat trick as a keepsake to remember the moment. If the player opts not to take them, **the Blues will donate the hats to the St.** **Patrick’s Center, where they are distributed to the homeless**.

### Has there ever been 2 hat tricks in 1 game?

February 21, 1976: **Pierre Larouche and Lowell MacDonald vs.** **Chicago Blackhawks**. The second of those dual hat trick games for the 1975-76 Penguins, and this is probably the most laughable of them.

### What is the fastest hat trick in NHL history?

Penguins. The only player in NHL history to score a faster hat trick on the road was **Bill Mosienko**, who scored three times in 21 seconds for the Chicago Black Hawks at the New York Rangers on March 23, 1952. Mosienko holds the record for fastest NHL hat trick in any game.

### Who scored 10 goals in one hockey game?

10 (6g-4a) – **Darryl Sittler**, Toronto, vs. Boston, Feb. 7, 1976.

### Has anyone scored 3 hat tricks in a row?

**Dixie was in fact the last player to score three hat-tricks in a row**, hitting a treble in each of the final two games of his record breaking season and then another on the opening day of the following campaign.

### What happens if 2 players get a hat trick?

Football – Who gets the match ball, if 2 or more players score hat-tricks in a game? Bookmark this question. Show activity on this post. In football, if a player scores a hat-trick, **he usually takes the match ball with him as a souvenir**.

### Who has the most hat-tricks of all time?

According to Guinness World Records Pelé has scored the most hat-tricks in history, however, based on RSSSF’s data the record belongs to **Erwin Helmchen** with at least 141.

### Who has most hat-tricks in NHL?

The most hat-tricks scored in an NHL career is 50 by **Wayne Gretzky** (Canada), for the Edmonton Oilers, Los Angeles Kings, St Louis Blues and New York Rangers between 1979 and 1999.

### What is the longest hat trick streak?

The person who scored hat-tricks five times consecutively- **Stjepan Lucijanic** of Croatia holds this record. In total, he scored 20 goals in the five games.

### How many hat-tricks did Wayne Gretzky have in his career?

Gretzky set records in both regular season and post-season play, holding the record for most career regular season goals (894), assists (1,963), points (2,857) and hat-tricks (**50**).

### Who has the most natural hat tricks?

**Wayne Gretzky** holds the NHL record for most hat tricks (all of them natural) in a career by 50. Because of this, it is sometimes unofficially known as a Wayne Gretzky hat trick. A natural hat trick is when a player scores three consecutive goals in the same game.

### How many hat tricks does Sidney Crosby have?

Sidney Crosby has **12** hat tricks in his career.

### How many hat tricks does Auston Matthews have?

Auston Matthews has **7** hat tricks in his career.